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. >> the unions in ohio is why obama's strong right now. >> show me by hand, how many of you voted for him in 2008? how many of you are definitely voting for him in 2012? what the hell happened? >> the promises weren't met. what we got is not what we thought we were going to get in 2008. >> i'm disappointed because he didn't do what he said he would do. but i'm not sure i like the alternative. >> who is leaning towards barack obama? who is leaning towards mitt romney? is romney in touch with you all? >> no. >> no. why not? tell me why not? >> romney is more focused on big business. >> if they find something and bring it against him, all of a sudden he changes his tune. i didn't say that. that's not what i meant. >> does obama understand you? >> i think barack obama grew up middle class or lower middle class. i think he can relate. i think that mitt romney always grew up wealthy. i think he relates to everything that we stand for. i mean, women's rights, children, raising children. he's a family man. that is how, i think, women -- why women like obama. is he a family man. he's been there with us. a
. >>> with president obama off the campaign trail right now because of hurricane sandy, both vice president biden and republican presidential candidate mitt romney are trying to shore up votes in the battleground state of florida. >> a brand novar via shows romney has slunk the president's lead in florida to just a single point. he avoided directly attacking the president. the vice president had no problems hammering the republican ticket for not giving straight answers. >> with these guys everything depends. it depends on the audience you're talking to. >> i don't just talk about change; i actually have a plan to execute change. and to make it happen. >> and at today's rally romney asked the supporters to donate to the red cross. president obama will be back on the campaign trail tomorrow with stops in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. lesli? >>> early voting centers reopened in maryland today after being closed during the hurricane. prince george's county executive baker and other local leaders stopped by in landover today. the wayne curry sports and learning center is one of five early voting lo
it partisan style. we have one for the obama drinkers and one for the romney drinkers. >> the obama drink is called obama's home sweet home. it features bullet bourbon and i'm going to have start by adding some ice to the shaker here. >> all right. and you say this is sort of the -- >> this is actually a modern interpretation of the ricky. >> the ricky which you say is washington's kind of most popular drink. >> official cocktail. with an ounce and a half of this. >> okay. >> ounce -- three quarters ounces sorry of pineapple juice. >> all right. i have to move you along a little bit. >> three quarter ounces of lime juice. >> okay. >> pineapple juice of course being referenced to obama being from hawaii. >> hawaii. it'd be hawaiian roots. all right. so you shake it up. and that's that one. >> just going to add a little bit of club soda to the cocktail. now the romney drink now. >> romney drink is the root beer sort of floaty drink right? >> the romney drink is a traditional nonalcoholic beverage, we know president -- governor romney does not touch the hard stuff. >> that's right. we've got
power in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. we're going to take a live look right now of seaside, new jersey. devastated by the storms. president obama is going to tour the damage in new jersey later today. we have a report now from atlantic city. >> reporter: president obama will be getting a firsthand tour today of the massive damage sandy inflicted on new jersey. along the jersey shore, the superstorm washed away the pier at seaside heights leaving ferris wheels and roller coasters in the ocean. >> to see the steel you structures lying in the ocean, it gives you an idea how powerful the storm with us. >> reporter: the new jersey governor chris christie will ask the president for help rebuilding the beaches. >> we'll do what we can to rebuild as quickly as we can. >> reporter: cuisine foes are losing about $5 million a day. regulators plan to visit each casino today before deciding when they can reopen. the destruction is widespread across new jersey. in hoboken, streets are flooded. more than two million people across the state are without power and new jersey's transit system is n
'm real confused right now. last time four years ago was obama. now we still debating who it will be. >> reporter: this entire table of panera moms has already chosen their candidate, and their decision is split. the question now is which loudoun county will show up on the polls at election day, the one with conservative virginia roots or the newer economically and ethnically diverse ones. in ash burn, andrea mccarren, 9news. >> panera moms. interesting. we went from soccer moms to panera moms. >> what's next. >> i know what is next. >>> a big monster megacyclone. >> he loves that. >> he taught him a new term and he won't let go. >> here is the deal. we're looking at perhaps a little more rain, even though the scenario may take it a little further north. so i'm a little more concerned about flooding. the timetable pretty much the same monday and also tuesday. fortunately it will hang around for part of halloween. that's the way it looks like now. let's look at the spaghetti plot. it's my favorite graphic because it tells you so much. each line represented by a computer model, and tha
obama also gets a big endorsement. >> and turnovers, the big story for virginia tech last night. killing any chance they had of getting to ten wins this year. keep it here, we'll be right back. >>> 5:09. another chill hi morning. we've got temperatures in the 30s and 40s out this. it will be another breezy day. and we start with mostly cloudy skies. once the sunrise comes and i know we have some breaks now probably seeing some stars overhead but disturbance is going to come through with clouds and a few mountain rain and snow showers, by noon 51. i expect nor sunshine this afternoon with a high of 51 or so and a 6:00 p.m. temperature of 50. the winds could be over 20. let's check in with monika with a look at timesaver traffic. >>> beltway is looking great at st. barn bus road. a live look at the chart ram is. on the outer loop -- camera. on the inner loop for the wilson bridge and beyond across the river in towards springfield just fine this morning. back with more traffic coming up in a few minutes. mike and jess. >>> all right, monika we'll see you then. making news now at 5:10 this m
at a virtual tie, they're working to strike the right balance between the fight of their political lives and the hardship that many americans are facing in the wake of the storm. tara mergener reports from the white house. >> reporter: president obama visited red cross headquarters in washington tuesday afternoon and spoke about the response to the storm. >> my message to itself federal government -- to the federal government, no bureaucracy, no red tape, get resources where they're needed as fast as possible, as hard as possible and for the duration. >> reporter: working to put the recovery effort ahead of the impending election, the president canceled his campaign trip to ohio. he'll see storm damage and thank first responders in new jersey today. republican challenger mitt romney was in ohio tuesday collecting money and relief supplies for storm victims. >> i appreciate your generosity. it's part of the american spirit. the american way to give to people who are in need. and your generosity this morning touches my heart. >> reporter: from the white house, president obama has been call
but nobody knows how long this is going to take. you probably already know, president obama, he's going to be here in the area sometime tomorrow. this is bruce johnson reporting for 9 news. back to you guys. >> thanks, bruce. >>> new yorkers, they've seen it all, right? not this. this is a live picture of just some of the damage caused by sandy. new york city took a punch to the gut. a storm surge that sent a 14- foot wall of water crashing into lower manhattan. not just flooded streets and buildings, flooded tunnels and subway lines. winds so fierce they ripped the front right off a building in manhattan and they fueled a ferocious fire in breezy point queens. 80 homes reduced to ashes. a power plant exploding. lights out to a quarter million people. and to one of the most famous skylines in the world. tonight, new york is starting to get back on its feet. those floodwaters are receding. most bridges in and out of the big apple are back open. and full bus service resumes tomorrow in manhattan. but the subway still days from reopening. and tens of thousands of homes and businesses still
the early vote right now is there's a huge dispute going on. i'm trying to write a magazine piece about this. both sides are arguing who is withining the narrative about the early vote. it appears the obama campaign is hitting its own targets and the romney campaign is doing better than john mccain in 2008. that secondary aspect doesn't mean much. by the time election day actually arrives, they will have sizable lead in new hampshire, iowa, nevada and possibly in florida enough to carry those states across the finish line. >> major, thanks. cbs is projecting that four out of ten voters will have voted by election day so that -- >> 31% in 2008, could be as high as 40%. this is a huge trend in american politics. >> major garrett thank you so much. time now to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. the "los angeles times" says a gunman opened fire at a halloween party on the university of southern cal university. two people have been detained. hours later they gave the all clear. >>> the "philadelphia inquirer" reports jerry sandusky has been transferred to maximum security pr
ahead on 9news, fighting back against america's epidemic of obesity. >>> plus right after the break, less than a week remains until the big election. and neither presidential candidate is holding anything back in the final push. >>> out on the campaign trail, president barack obama out on the stumps today after taking some time off dealing with super storm sandy. the president wasted no time in confronting mitt romney's twist on bringing change to washington. >> he's saying he's the candidate for change. let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering, sure ain't change. >> mitt romney is concentrating on virginia today as he was toning down his speech after sandy, but today, he was back on the attack. >> these are critical times, an election of consequence. an election where you're not going to shape the country for four years, but for a generation. >> and get this, according to clear politics, barack obama and mitt romney are in a dead heat tied at 47.7% of the votes nationwide. >>> a live look outside. topper shutt will be along in ju
eleanor is right. >> thank you, tim. >> it is military industrial king pinnism. george allen is doing it in virginia and now romney is doing it. >> we need more ships to make more jobs. >> you sound like obama when you are saying we need more ships to make more jobs. >> we do need ships to defend american interests abroad. >> do we have enough as obama says we have? >> i think we ought to modernize the navy and stay at 300 ships but bring the troops out of places like the middle east, central asia, bring them home. >> the current batch of ships we have are so big and so powerful. >> we used to have 15 carriers, we have now got 11. >> so multi-usable we don't need all that. >> we take ten ships with every i are craft carrier what are you talking about? >> i think romney won the exchange on the navy. >> you do? >> yes, i do. >> on the ships? >> yes. >> what was the most defining moment in the third and final debate? pat buchanan? >> bayonets and horses i guess john. and that tells me that barack obama was fairly petty. >> no, it was when the president said when he visited israel as a ca
. >> all right, from the va hospital center. thank you so much for coming in. >> yes. >> back over to you. >> thank you. >>> and still ahead, new information about those anti- obama chess messages that we first learned on 9news. >>> a new view of hurricane sandy and the kick to the city that will never sleep. >>> but first, using marshmallows to solve the world's problems? how they are doing that at one local cool school. >>> they are teaching locally. making a big stop up here in maryland. how could something as simple as the marshmallow help the students learn how to solve the problems of the world? well, we will take you to the school as they find out. >> have you ever wondered how the tall buildings will stay up in the air? >> they don't have to wonder. >> they'll do three of these. >> the fifth graders are putting engineering basics to work. >> what's the strongest thing to build with? >> usually triangles. >> reporter: their materials, marshmallow and raw spaghetti. their inspiration? >> the empire state building? >> that's a pretty tall one. >> oh wow, very cool. >> the sears tower
of the things that governor christie says he'll talk to president obama about today when the president visits trying to get the army corps of engineers out here to begin to plan and rebuild the beach. >> all right, jeff glor, thank. we'll go now from the jersey shore to new york city. jim axelrod is in lower manhattan with that part of the story. jim, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning. more than a million people in the new york metropolitan area are without power. power is not expected to resume until this weekend at the earliest. bus service resumes today although subway many days away. we want to show you some dramatic video we have taken from staten island, a roof too rescue, five adults and a child trapped in their home made it to a rooftop. the rescue was carried out by nypd helicopter 23, which was named after 23 new york police department officers killed on 9/11. of course this is the biggest test the city has faced since 9/11. not every piece of video we've come across is as dramatic as that, but still meaningful nonetheless and we want to show you what just we've taken
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